Jainism vs. Buddhism
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The paper discusses Jainism's departure from Buddhism and what Jains believe about their religion's origins and their own, as very different from Buddhism and Buddhists. The paper notes the similarities of belief, the differences of ritual and how Jains rejected Buddhists as inferior in the 12th century.
From the Paper:"Jainism shares concepts with Indian Buddhism, led by concern for ahimsa or nonviolence that some Jains take the extreme of avoiding the death of any creature. One also finds a strong emphasis on dharma that Jains interpret slightly different but that also descends from the ideal of 'duty' as an Indian Buddhist borrowing from Hinduism. The paper will focus on how Jains came to reject Buddhism and to points of ostracizing Indian Buddhists. Who became a Jain? This section pays attention to the matter of lineage, how Jains regard..."
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